Upper Buena Vista off the beaten path. Think strip malls, or boxy shopping centers then think the opposite. Quirky, eccentric and cool are words that come to mind when describing Upper Buena Vista.
If you want to wander and experience something different in Miami, head to Upper Buena Vista. Upper Buena Vista is a vibrant and definitely different retail nook of homegrown shops & micro boutiques, restaurants, coffee shops and more all under the shade of majestic trees.
Upper Buena Vista is a welcoming respite just north of the Design District and Wynwood. It is free of deafening crowds and encourages the visitor to linger for hours on end. It is also not your cookie cutter retail destination. Small, and unpretentious, it is also big in offerings. Comprised of 20 shops or micro boutiques that range in size from 250-500 square feet, Upper Buena Vista has everything from dining to décor, cyro-therapy to cocktails, clothes to coffee, scarves to scented candles. Diversity is paramount in Upper Buena Vista. The artisanal shops represent about 20 countries: Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Haiti, Israel, Italy, Morocco, Spain, South Africa, Swaziland, Turkey, USA, Venezuela and Zanzibar.
Spend an afternoon at Upper Buena Vista. Browse the boutiques, find a serene spot under the tree, enjoy lunch and just be idle. In a world of a hurried pace, it is good to know that you still can find enclaves smack in the middle of a city. Related article…